Following is a list of area events and fireworks displays for the 4th of July.
Fireworks at dusk on July 4, in downtown Akron.
Syracuse Lake Association is sponsoring fireworks over Syracuse Lake again this year. The show will be held at dusk Wednesday, July 4. View the display at Lakeside Park, 1014 N. Long Drive, or watch from a boat or pier.
View Webster Lake’s fireworks at dusk Saturday, July 7, from North Webster Town Park, or watch aboard the Dixie Boat. The Dixie departs at 9 p.m. from the park with on-board patriotic music. Concessions will include popcorn, cold drinks, candy, specialty items for July 4 and glow sticks. A limited number of tickets costing $10 person (limited to 130) will be on sale beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, July 6, at Lake View Pizza King by the boat dock.
WPOA Wawasee Fireworks
Fireworks display on Lake Wawasee will be 10:15 p.m. Saturday, July 7. Willie 103.5 will be broadcasting the music. Enjoy the show from the shore at Wawasee Family Fishing Area, 8520 E. Hatchery Road, Oakwood Park, Oakwood Circle Drive, or hop in the boat and head to the middle of the lake. Fireworks are funded by the Wawasee Property Owners Association.
Tippecanoe Lake’s fireworks will begin at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, over the lake weather permitting. Earlier in the day, the boat flotilla begins at Patona Bay Marina with registration at 9 a.m. This year’s theme is patriotic with red, white and blue. Boats tour the shore line of the lake.